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Beautiful Bombshell Bootcamp Day 70: The CHALLENGE...

Sunday, September 26, 2010

within a challenge!

I decided to do a 30 day "eat food made at home" challenge!!!

I am on Day 2, and so far so good :-) Can't lie... I have been tempted a few times, lol, yep in only 2 days. I saw burger king and thought, well I could just grab breakfast before church and then I said... NO, I will just snack on these grapes and eat an omelet when I get back home!

Then I thought, (at a different time) I should just swing by McDonalds... I mean, after all I did just do a killer workout and I am feeling emotional... maybe I should just get something quick and easy... and then I thought, no I can just thaw a chicken breast and grill it real quick, and steam some veggies and it won't take that long! AND THAT'S WHAT I DID!

Oh so the details of my challenge are to eat *ALL of my meals from home... BUT, I get 4 FREE passes :-) I put those in to be realistic because I'm SURE there will be at least ONE time that I forget my lunch or have a lunch meeting that I need to attend, so I'm giving myself some leeway! but with only 4 passes, I'm being choosy!

So anyway, just letting you all know that this is my goal for the next month :-)

Hope you are ALL doing well!

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JARMOOZLE 9/26/2010 10:37PM

    OOhh great idea!! My partner and I grab too much takeaway (healthy AND unhealthy) that this would be a good challenge to do. It'll save us so much money :P
Well done on resisting the fast food! Keep it up!!
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SPARKLE1908 9/26/2010 8:50PM


I think I will join you on this one.....I NEED it!!!!

It's going to be hard but I know we can do it!!


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MISSY0356 9/26/2010 6:58PM

    Great goal, I may join you. It is so much harder to keep within my calories when I eat out.

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KATRIONAH 9/26/2010 6:52PM

    I think your goal is doable...and meals from home are really so much more healthful. Allowing a few free passes will help KEEP your challenge doable. YOU can do it..... Thank you for sharing....have a joy filled week. Remember to share your beautiful smile......Karen emoticon

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GONABFIT 9/26/2010 6:45PM

    Yep! It will definitely be hard for me! But I'm gonna do my absolute best! Lol.

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CBARRETT10 9/26/2010 6:40PM

  The challenge seems doable, but sometimes those golden arches can be tempting(fries are my weakness)! Good luck on the challenge and have a great week! emoticon emoticon

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BBB: Day 68: It's been a month?

Friday, September 24, 2010

Well... apparently time flies, when you are distracted.

I finished my internal medicine month and it was a pretty busy month working 14 hour days 6 days/week. Today was my last day... and I move on to another busy and EXCITING (I'm claiming it!) month = Child Psychiatry. p.s. ~ 7 months til I'm a DR!!! :-)

My weight has not really decreased much but I have been working out steadily and even counting calories and eating better foods. So now, I have to be patient and KEEP making the right choices. I am going through my habits with a fine tooth comb... and trying to find ways to make each step better!

I WILL REACH MY GOALS. AND ... I WILL be much closer to the final goal by the time 2011 rolls in.

Focus now, celebrate later.

I need results. I want results.... and I'm going to get them.

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GONABFIT 9/26/2010 6:05PM

    Thanks guys!

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NELLIEC 9/24/2010 5:23PM

    Considering how long it takes to be a doctor, you are within sight of the goal!!! emoticon emoticon

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CAMANDMAYASMOM 9/24/2010 11:01AM

    First of all, Congrats on being only 7 months away from being a DR!!! Girl, that is A-W-E-S-O-M-E!! I've been meaning to ask you what area of medicine are you going into? My daughter wants to be a physician at a Children's Hospital. She said she wants to work in the ER, but of course that could change over time:-)
And second, your positive attitude is contagious!
Keep it up. You can't help but get results!

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KATRIONAH 9/24/2010 10:09AM

    I love your positive attitude. With attitude like that your spirit can soar.....and YOU can do anything. Have a wonderful day and share a smile.......Karen emoticon

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TRAINER_T 9/24/2010 9:34AM

    emoticonOh YES you CAN!

Consistancy = Success

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JUSTFOXXY 9/24/2010 2:02AM

    Great attitude lady. You will get there, consistency is key.

Wow, only 7 mos. That time will fly. Congratulations.

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BBB: Day 37: I'm doing this for HER

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

You spread beauty where ever you go and believing in yourself allows others to believe in themselves. - gonabfit

I am doing this for Her

The 19 year old me. 138 lbs. Too embarrassed to actually wear this bathing suit in public! I was in HAWAII! and I did end up wearing a bathing suit in public, but not this one because I thought my stomach and thighs were too big.


the runner in me 8.24.10 - Just ran 5 miles... nothing like a good sweat to clear your mind


the young girl who was teased for being fat. Though looking back, I wasn't.

and For HER...

the me who KNEW nothing could stop me if I tried... and felt free to be. Before I was taught by the world, that it was NOT ok to be different. before I wasn't enough.

I'm doing this for the HER in me. The one who was too afraid to accept the curvy shape I was given at a young age, too insecure to truly be who I am, the one who longed to be the PRETTY one, the one who wanted so badly to be thought attractive and accepted, who wanted to be healthy, who wanted to be loved. To the HER who never felt like ENOUGH.

WELL, to HER I say, you are loved. You were loved before you knew what love was. You are LOVED despite your thighs, your hips, your stomach-that is not completely flat OR a 6-pack. You are LOVED because you are beautiful. and the sooner you believe it, the sooner you can thrive in this journey called LIFE... because truly it does not matter what others think of you. I will tell HER that they are fighting their own battles, and even if they say hurtful things, it stems from their insecurities and weakness, not yours! Happy people don't go around hurting others. So send them a prayer and HOLD YOUR head UP. If I can do it for HER, I can do it for me.

Looking at the 19 year old Hawaiian me, I just think... It is soo sad that even then I felt self-conscious about my weight... that's how I know this is more of a self-healing journey than a weight loss thing. I was beautiful... and I SHOULD have flaunted every bit of the beautiful body I was given.... and even looking at the pictures of myself now, I know I am not satisfied but I DO NOT LOOK THAT BAD. I am going to APPRECIATE where I AM NOW, while I strive to improve myself... because tomorrow is not promised. And each day is a chance to enjoy ALL that I am. Now. at this moment.

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JENNIFER9907 9/24/2010 11:05AM

    great blog! i was about in tears.. so true. good luck on your journey.

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MISHY19050 9/13/2010 12:02PM

    You speak my truth. I am also her. I have lived in shame of my body and a size six because i was a little thicker in the but and legs. Now with three kids and the same body i am finally becoming grateful for what God has blessed me with.
Thank you for that I needed it.
just beautiful!!!! keep up the good work, i know your inner struggle.

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MELLYBEANS0919 9/6/2010 8:53PM

    Very beautiful. You can do it!

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NLMARSHALLJX 9/3/2010 9:53PM

    This is beautiful. Awesome blog is all I can say. It encourages many people to do some self reflecting.

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DNS9264 8/26/2010 9:49PM

    Great blog! I've had the same feelings about how I used to feel so fat when I definitely wasn't. It's horrible what the teenage years do to people.

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SPARKLE1908 8/26/2010 6:47PM

    Excellent blog girl....we all have a "her" or "him" that is still longing to be free and happy!!!!!!

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LOSETHEWTIN08 8/26/2010 2:13PM

    Wonderful blog. Sweetie you have always been beautiful! That smile and your eyes filled with amazement nothing can stop you. Thank you for sharing you are truly amazing! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CBARRETT10 8/26/2010 2:02PM

  emoticon Thanks for sharing!

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JUSTFOXXY 8/26/2010 6:53AM

    Good for you lady! emoticon

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CAMANDMAYASMOM 8/25/2010 11:29AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon blog! Girl you had me almost in tears reading that. That is so true and heartfelt! I could've wrote this blog myself!!! Thank you so much for posting this.
So glad that you're my spark buddy! I know that you are going to make HER so proud! Well you already are, with the changes that you're already making in order to reach your goals.


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APATRICIAO521 8/25/2010 11:23AM

    Awesome blog! Good for you!!!

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NUTRIGIRL08 8/25/2010 11:10AM

    emoticonThanks for stopping by!

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FIT4LIFE! 8/24/2010 11:24PM

    Wonderful blog... wow, how I can relate! Never could appreciate how I was, and it took way too long to finally accept me in my skin. I'm so glad you can see your beauty - inside and out!!

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-SHIMMER-ANN- 8/24/2010 8:55PM

    Beautiful, girl!!!

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CLIMBERCHICK14 8/24/2010 8:29PM

    What an AWESOME blog!

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ABETTERKGIRL 8/24/2010 8:29PM

    This was such a beautiful blog. In some ways I felt like you were talking to me. I have photos of myself when I was thin and even at that time I felt fat and not very pretty. You are very right though, this is more than a weight loss journey this is a self- healing and self discovery for myself. Thanks for helping me to realize that

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LIFES_A_DANCE 8/24/2010 8:23PM

    sooooo true!! I hear you on all of this!!

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TEACHERANG 8/24/2010 8:16PM

    I LOVE this blog! Keep up the GREAT work!

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BEFIT014 8/24/2010 7:42PM

    Excellent Blog-so much truth & honesty!

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GENKI_WARRIOR 8/24/2010 7:17PM

    LOVED this blog! Thanks so much--we all need to remember this as we go along our journeys.


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    I totally hear you!

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    Awesome blog - truly awesome - thank you for posting this... I teared a little :D You ARE gorgeous and we're in this journey together ! Get it girlfriend !

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IFDEEVARUNS2 8/24/2010 5:09PM

    I love it! emoticon

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FOOFIT1 8/24/2010 4:51PM

    I understand where you're coming from. At a completely healthy 145, I thought I was fat and started dieting, and it lead to all sorts of disordered eating. This is a great post. You are BEAUTIFUL!


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AMAZING Before and AFTER! MAJOR MOTIVATION!!!! You can be an after TOO!

Monday, August 23, 2010

I'll start by saying this is JUST a visualization technique! lol. I found a program that let's you upload a pic and see what you'll look like at a diiferent weight! I LIKE IT!



Before BACK: Sorry, my bottoms are on crooked.



BEYONCE!!! LOL! I can't lie, I love my waist and butt lol! Just needs some fine tuning, and I'm hitting the BEACH!

SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO! lol :-D This is supposed to be 40 pounds lighter. We shall see!

The website is weight mirror it's free and you can customizeyour weight AND see you BMI ad IF YOUR GOAL WT IS with in your healthy BMI

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AGUAWOMEN 9/26/2010 8:05PM

    Tahnks for the imput.

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MELLYBEANS0919 9/6/2010 8:53PM

    Awesome. What is the site??

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FRANKBUD 9/6/2010 2:05PM

    i just love your determination

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MEREDIE02 8/24/2010 10:56PM

    Wow - that's WAY better than those virtual models!

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KARLAMG86 8/24/2010 2:16PM

    The afters look so real! Sounds like a must-see website.

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SPARKLE1908 8/24/2010 1:42PM

    I'm gonna check that out!!!

You know you're gonna hit your goal...you always do!!!!!

Let's rock it!

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SMPO79 8/24/2010 12:40PM

    This is great motivation! And, you have a beautiful smile!

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RAVENSONG37 8/24/2010 12:23PM

    Awesome! You can do it!!

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TREASURINGLIFE 8/24/2010 12:02PM

    YOU CAN DO IT!! :)

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FLEURRR 8/24/2010 12:00PM

    You can do it! emoticon

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YOOVIE 8/24/2010 11:53AM

    holy moly! you are so inspiring and you'll totally get there!!!

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GONABFIT 8/24/2010 11:45AM

    YAY! I'm so happy you all enjoy it too! Visualization is KEY! If we can SEE ourselves at our goal weight.... Like really SEE it, we can learn to BEHAVE like the woman in the picture would!!! (meaning, exercising, not getting 2nd/3rds/etc)


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SWEETLIPS 8/24/2010 11:29AM

    THANK YOU - I love how I am going to look ( oh, I will smile in my next picture). I feel like going on!! down 71 pounds and I am going to love getting there. It is worth the process. Yeah! emoticon

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MAGGIEX3UK 8/24/2010 8:58AM

    thanks for sharing this im definetly going to go check it out

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JUSTFOXXY 8/24/2010 6:01AM

    Very cool

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KFAYJAY 8/24/2010 12:44AM

    Cool!@ I am gonna check that out for sure!!!

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-SHIMMER-ANN- 8/23/2010 11:55PM

    Wow, that is so cool!!

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CARRAND 8/23/2010 11:28PM

    This is amazing. You're right. It is a motivator.

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JAMER123 8/23/2010 10:53PM

    Beautiful! This can be the motivator that we all need, esp. me. Thanks for the site.

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GONABFIT 8/23/2010 10:51PM

    It's called weight mirror! and it's free!!!

Thanks! It makes me motivated... and I can compare what the REAL transformation will look like!

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GIRLMEA 8/23/2010 10:50PM

    Something to look forward to! :)

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FLAMENM 8/23/2010 10:47PM

    That is a great motivator!

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RAHAFEEZ 8/23/2010 10:47PM

    You look beautiful. Were can I get this program. I would love to see myself skinny again.

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BBB: Day 36: GoaLs MET, picture of dinner!

Monday, August 23, 2010

My dinner!

Woke up @ 7 am and worked out!
YAY. that was done through pure determination. ended up doing 20 mins cardio dvd (exercisetv) + 10 min yoga then walked dog 10 mins :-)

showered and got dressed to study... though I plan to go nowhere today lol. I'm gonna sit here and look pretty, if no one sees me but me!

Ate breakfast at 9. eating every 3-4 hrs.

emoticon eat according to the plan I made yesterday. If I notice things I left out, make a note and try to make a better plan for Tuesday. [ ate "mostly" according to plan. then decided to count pizza into my daily calories. I enjoyed it and COUNTED the cals, so it's all good. ;) ]
emoticonstick to 1200-1600 cals
emoticondrink 64 oz of H20
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emoticon eat fruit with breakfast
emoticon emoticon eat fruit + veggie for lunch and dinner [ ate only a fruit with lunch] dinner- will eat 2 servings of veggies :-) ]

Did extra exercise: 62 min walk!

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Like those goals girl!! Keep it up.

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